If the immigrant is over 65 they can apply for SSI and
Medicaid and get more than my mom gets for Social Security
and she worked from 1940 till 2000, she only gets $791 per
month because she was born in 1922 and there is a "catch
It is interesting that the federal government provides a
single refugee with a monthly allowance of $1, 890.00 and
each can also get an additional $580.00 in social assistance
for a total of $2,470.00.
This compares very well to a single pensioner who after
contributing to the growth and development of America for 40
to 50 years can only receive a monthly maximum of $1, 012.00
in old age pension and Guaranteed Income Supplement.
Maybe our pensioners should apply as refugees!
Lets send this to all Americans, so we can all be ticked off
and maybe we can get the refugees cut back to $1, 012.00 and
the pensioners up to $2,470.00 and enjoy some of the money
we were forced to submit to the Government over the last 40
or 50 years.
Please forward to every American to expose Ă‚Â what our elected
politicians have been doing over the past 11 years - to the
EVERYONE SHOULD READ THIS
Amazing Bananas...thanks Gail!
A professor at CCNY for a physiological psych class told his class
about bananas. He said the expression "going bananas" is from the effects
of bananas on the brain. Read on:
Never put your banana in the refrigerator!!!
This is interesting.
After reading this, you'll never look at a banana in the same way again.
Bananas contain three natural sugars - sucrose, fructose and glucose
combined with fiber. A banana gives an instant, sustained and
substantial boost of energy.
Research has proven that just two bananas provide enough energy for a
strenuous 90-minute workout. No wonder the banana is the number one
fruit with the world's leading athletes.
But energy isn't the only way a banana can help us keep fit. It can
also help overcome or prevent a substantial number of illnesses and
conditions, making it a must to add to our daily diet.
Depression: According to a recent survey undertaken by MIND amongst
people suffering from depression, many felt much better after eating a
banana. This is because bananas contain tryptophan, a type of protein
that the body converts into serotonin, known to make you relax,
improve your mood and generally make you feel happier.
PMS: Forget the pills - eat a banana. The vitamin B6 it contains
regulates blood glucose levels, which can affect your mood.
Anemia: High in iron, bananas can stimulate the production of
hemoglobin in the blood and so helps in cases of anemia.
Blood Pressure: This unique tropical fruit is extremely high in
potassium yet low in salt, making it perfect to beat blood pressure.
So much so, the US Food and Drug Administration has just allowed the
banana industry to make official claims for the fruit's ability to reduce the
risk of blood pressure and stroke.
Brain Power: 200 students at a Twickenham (Middlesex) school England
were helped through their exams this year by eating bananas at
breakfast, break, and lunch in a bid to boost their brain power.
Research has shown that the potassium-packed fruit can assist learning
by making pupils more alert.
Constipation: High in fiber, including bananas in the diet can help
restore normal bowel action, helping to overcome the problem without
resorting to laxatives. Believe it or not, it also works wonders for problems with diarrea.
Hangovers: One of the quickest ways of curing a hangover is to make a
banana milkshake, sweetened with honey. The banana calms the stomach
and, with the help of the honey, builds up depleted blood sugar
while the milk soothes and re-hydrates your system.
Heartburn: Bananas have a natural antacid effect in the body, so if
you suffer from heartburn, try eating a banana for soothing relief.
Morning Sickness: Snacking on bananas between meals helps to keep
blood sugar levels up and avoid morning sickness.
Mosquito bites: Before reaching for the insect bite cream, try rubbing
the affected area with the inside of a banana skin. Many people find
it amazingly successful at reducing swelling and irritation.
Nerves: Bananas are high in B vitamins that help calm the nervous system.
Overweight and at work? Studies at the Institute of Psychology in
Austria found pressure at work leads to gorging on comfort food like
chocolate and chips. Looking at 5,000 hospital patients, researchers
found the most obese were more likely to be in high-pressure jobs. The
report concluded that, to avoid panic-induced food cravings, we need
to control our blood sugar levels by snacking on high carbohydrate foods
every two hours to keep levels steady.
Ulcers: The banana is used as the dietary food against intestinal
disorders because of its soft texture and smoothness. It is the only
raw fruit that can be eaten without distress in over-chronicler cases. It
also neutralizes over-acidity and reduces irritation by coating the
lining of the stomach.
Temperature control: Many other cultures see bananas as a "cooling"
fruit that can lower both the physical and emotional temperature of
expectant mothers. In Thailand , for example, pregnant women eat
bananas to ensure their baby is born with a cool temperature.
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): Bananas can help SAD sufferers
because they contain the natural mood enhancer tryptophan.
Smoking &Tobacco Use: Bananas can also help people trying to give up
smoking. The B6, B12 they contain, as well as the potassium and
magnesium found in them, help the body recover from the effects of
Stress: Potassium is a vital mineral, which helps normalize the
heartbeat, sends oxygen to the brain and regulates your body's water
balance. When we are stressed, our metabolic rate rises, thereby
reducing our potassium levels. These can be rebalanced with the help
of a high-potassium banana snack.
Strokes: According to research in The New England Journal of Medicine,
eating bananas as part of a regular diet can cut the risk of death by
strokes by as much as 40%!
Warts: Those keen on natural alternatives swear that if you want to
kill off a wart, take a piece of banana skin and place it on the wart, with
the yellow side out. Carefully hold the skin in place with a plaster
or surgical tape!
So, a banana really is a natural remedy for many ills. When you
compare it to an apple, it has four times the protein, twice the carbohydrate,
three times the phosphorus, five times the vitamin A and iron, and
twice the other vitamins and minerals. It is also rich in potassium and is
one of the best value foods around So maybe its time to change that
well-known phrase so that we say, "A banana a day keeps the doctor away!"
PASS IT ON TO YOUR FRIENDS
PS: Bananas must be the reason monkeys are so happy all the time! I
will add one here; want a quick shine on our shoes?? Take the INSIDE of the
banana skin, and rub directly on the shoe...polish with dry cloth.
Amazing fruit !!!
The government of Israel will actually
have control over the security of America’s nuclear weapons!
Americans may be surprised to learn that an Israeli
company, Magal Security Systems-owned in part by the government of
Israel-is in charge of security for the most sensitive nuclear power and
weapons storage facilities in the United States. The largest perimeter
security company in the world, Magal started out as a division of
Israeli Aircraft Industries (IAI)-which was owned in part by the
government of Israel. In recent years, however, Magal evolved into a
publicly-traded company, although IAI (and thus the government of
Israel) still holds a substantial share in the highly successful firm.
What all of this means is that the government of Israel will actually
have control over the security of America’s nuclear weapons.
Supporters of Israel say that this is a splendid idea, since Israel is
said to be perhaps America’s closest ally on the face of the planet.
However, there are some critics who question the propriety of America’s
super-sensitive nuclear security being in the hands of any foreign
nation, particularly Israel which, even today, officially denies that it
is engaged in the production of nuclear arms.
Promoting Openness, Full Disclosure, and Accountability
www.ahrp.org and http://ahrp.blogspot.com
Below are several commentaries about the AHRP Infomail Re: the astounding
revelations in a Youtube interview with Dr. Maurice Hilleman, an
internationally renowned vaccinologist, who was Merck's Chief Vaccine
An interesting 'companion' piece involving Dr. Hilleman's outspoken candor
was reported by The Los Angeles Times in 2005:
After stepping down as Chief of Vaccines, Dr. Hilleman became the director
of Merck Institute for Vaccinology. In a 1991 memo addressed to Merck's new
Chief of Vaccines, Dr. Hilleman stated that 6-month-old children who
received their shots on schedule would get a mercury dose up to 87 times
higher than guidelines for the maximum daily consumption of mercury from
fish. "When viewed in this way, the mercury load appears rather large." Dr.
The memo was prepared at a time when U.S. health authorities were
aggressively expanding their immunization schedule by adding five new shots
for children in their first six months. Many of these shots, as well as some
previously included on the vaccine schedule, contained thimerosal, an
antibacterial compound that is nearly 50% ethyl mercury, a neurotoxin.
The memo pulls the rug from under the argument currently made by Merck and
other vaccine makers, along with many government health officials and
scientists, who claim there is no credible evidence of harm from the amounts
of mercury once widely present in kids' shots.
The memo provides plaintiffs with evidence showing that, "nearly a decade
before the first public disclosure, senior executives were concerned that
infants were getting an elevated dose of mercury in vaccinations containing
a widely used sterilizing agent."
In his memo, Dr. Hilleman observed, "unlike regulators in Sweden and some
other countries, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration . does not have this
concern for thimerosal."
The FDA's disregard for public safety--whenever safety collides with
corporate profits--is OUR BIGGEST NATIONAL HEALTH HAZARD.
See also: Deadly Immunity: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. investigates the government
cover-up of a mercury/autism scandal
ROBERT F. KENNEDY JR.Posted Jun 20, 2005 12:00 AM
In a previously undisclosed 1987 filmed interview Merck's chief vaccine
researcher and "Father" of modern childhood vaccines, the late Dr Maurice
Hilleman, admitted that he introduced the claimed AIDS virus to the modern
world. In a separate admission, Hilleman confirmed that contaminated polio
vaccines containing cancer causing SV40 monkey virus was given to millions.
The Hilleman interview can be viewed on the internet click here. The filmed
interview was lodged with the US National Library of Medicine by the
interviewer, Professor Dr. Edward Shorter, it is now posted on "You Tube" by
Dr Leonard Horowitz. The authenticity has been verified by the Alliance for
Human Research Protection (AHRP). See below for details from AHRP.
What is not revealed in the interview is that some child polio vaccines
continue to be contaminated by SV40 virus. It is claimed by health
officials and manufacturers that the amount of contamination has been
reduced from that previously in the vaccines. However, the virus is still
present in some vaccines.
Whilst Merck may yet dispute the allegation perhaps claiming Hilleman's
comments are in error. Those remarks were made in an interview by their own
senior employee in a position to know the facts and who was clearly
authorised to give the interview. That the interview was deposited in the
US National Library of Medicine shows there were no restrictions on its
disclosure. In the circumstances, those remarks might be treated as an
admission on behalf of the company and if for a legal technical reason they
are not, the remarks may prove difficult for Merck to rebut. Accordingly,
this email is not to be taken as claiming the video is proof of the
allegations and Merck may yet seek to rebut them.
Did Merck Bring AIDS to America? No.
Nevertheless, that didn't stop Horowitz from titling the video "Merck
Vaccine Chief Brings HIV/AIDS to America", or science watchdog Vera Hassner
Wired News - USA
By Brandon Keim
September 19, 2007
Categories: AIDS/HIV, Debunking, Medicine & Medical Procedures
In an archival video recently posted on YouTube, former Merck vaccine
developer Maurice Hilleman recalls the company's unwitting importation of
AIDS-carrying African green monkeys during the early 1980's.
"Oh, it was you who introduced the AIDS virus to this country?" jokes the
interviewer, medical historian Edward Shorter.
It's hard to tell exactly what's said next, since the person who posted the
video -- intelligent design supporter and Da Vinci Code interpreter Leonard
Horowitz -- tweaked the tape DJ-style, repeating the catch phrases over and
telling a true but hard-to-believe tale, "This is the real story." And then
the off-camera Merck researchers laugh loudly, and someone quips, "What
Merck won't do to develop a vaccine."
It's clear that they're joking. Telling the truth about the infected
monkeys, but joking about the implication of that. Sick jokes poorly told,
and how anybody could find them funny is beyond me, but jokes nonetheless.
There's absolutely no evidence that the virus ever made the jump from
monkeys into Merck's vaccines and into people.*
Nevertheless, that didn't stop Horowitz from titling the video "Merck
Vaccine Chief Brings HIV/AIDS to America", or science watchdog Vera Hassner
Sharav, founder of the Alliance for Human Research Protection, from
repeating the transcript without any context in an email alert.
For Horowitz to do what he did is the height of irresponsibility. As for
Sharav, though I don't always agree with her, I'm very glad for her activism
-- but in this case, she should have known better.
In the alert, Sharav goes on to describe how Hilleman acknowledges that a
Merck-manufactured polio vaccine was infected by the SV40 cancer virus.
If anything, that part of the interview casts Hilleman in a slightly more
favorable light -- he discovered the contamination and angrily confronted
the vaccine's lead researcher -- but those facts, at least, are beyond
question: from 1955 to 1963, about 100 millions Americans, and even more
people abroad, received SV40-contaminated polio vaccine.
It's not known whether the vaccinations went on to cause cancer. Some
studies say they did; other studies say those studies were flawed. The facts
aren't clear. That the possibility even exists is scary and reprehensible.
It underscores the vital importance of strictly regulating vaccine
development and production. But should it, in Sharav's words, "prompt a
reexamination of the advisability of US mandatory vaccine policies"?
No, it doesn't. Vaccines are one of the greatest advances in modern public
health -- and I'm saying this as someone who still thinks there could be a
small but real thimerosal-autism link. In many places, that makes me an
anti-vaccine crackpot. But I'm not so cracked as to be unable to distinguish
between joke and reality, or to judge all vaccines by something that
happened 50 years ago, or to suggest that we risk millions of lives on the
strength of a few scientifically controversial reports.
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Jon Stewart to Alan Greenspan: Why Do We Need the Fed?
The irreverent Stewart suffers none of the nervous ticks that prevent
the cowardly cadre of so-called real "journalists" that staff America's
news rooms from asking important questions during interviews. For
instance, while talking with Greenspan, Stewart brought up the idea that
America, supposedly, has a free market economy. "So, why do we have a
Fed?" Stuart asked. "Wouldn't the market take care of interest rates and
all that? Why would we have someone adjusting the rates if we are a free
Greenspan's answer: "You didn't need a central bank when you were on a
So what?, we need the oil, sneer deluded Neo-Cons as oil prices explode
due to orchestrated artificial scarcity.
In a new op-ed, Bilderberg luminary Henry Kissinger admits that U.S.
hostility against Iran is not about the threat of nuclear proliferation,
but as part of a larger agenda to seize Iranian oil supplies. But the
true meaning behind this is lost on Neo-Cons, who are still deluded into
thinking that Americans benefit from the imperial looting of natural
resources in the middle east.
In an International Herald Tribune op-ed , Former US Secretary of State
Kissinger comes clean on the true motives behind the planned military
assault on Iran.
"An Iran that practices subversion and seeks regional hegemony - which
appears to be the current trend - must be faced with lines it will not
be permitted to cross. The industrial nations cannot accept radical
forces dominating a region on which their economies depend," writes
The new capitalist gods must love the poor -- they are making so many
more of them.
The hope of every central bank is that the real problem can be kept from
public view. The truth is that the public -- even professionals on Wall
Street -- have no clue what the real problem is. They know it has
something to do with derivatives, but none of them realize that it's
more than a $20 trillion mountain of unfunded, unregulated paper that
has just been discovered to not have a market and, therefore, no real
value . . . When the dollar realizes the seriousness of the situation --
be that now or sometime soon -- the bottom will drop out. --Jim
Sinclair, Investment analyst
The Texas Director of Homeland Security claimed in a September 12th
speech that border crossers with ties to Middle East terrorists groups
have been arrested in his state.
Steve McCraw, the top homeland security official for the Lone Star
State, pointed to his knowledge that individuals with links to terrorism
have crossed the border from Mexico. In his speech before the North
Texas Crime Commission, he said that persons apprehended at the border
had ties to such identifiable terrorist groups as Hezbollah, Hamas and
Expanding on his rather sensational accusation, McCraw said that, since
March 2006, 347 individuals from "terrorist-related countries" have been
arrested at the border. Since last year, he added, the number from Iraq
alone has "tripled."
He identified Farida Goolam Mahomed Ahmed as the most notable
terrorism-related detainee. After wading across the Rio Grande, she was
apprehended in July 2004 carrying large amounts of currency and a
doctored South African passport. She was wanted for questioning about
the bombing of a U.S. consulate. Suspicions about her had also been
raised by a U.S. congressman, but she was eventually deported to South
A spokeswoman for the El Paso office of the Immigration and Customs
Enforcement agency said she was unaware of any border arrests of persons
linked to terrorism. But McCraw's claims have been corroborated by
National Intelligence Director Mike McConnell. In August, McConnell told
the El Paso Times that persons with known connections to terrorist
groups had been caught crossing the border from Mexico.
McCraw summed up his remarks with, "A porous border without question is
a national security threat." Yet, despite warnings given by him and many
others, the Bush administration has done little to address this serious
The Chase National Bank was a leading wholesale bank in the 1920s and it
acquired a number of smaller banks through its Chase Securities
Corporation. Its most significant acquisition though was the Equitable
Trust Company of New York in 1930, the largest stockholder of which was
John D. Rockefeller Jr. This made it the largest bank in America and
indeed the world.
On April 17, 1945, the Chase National Bank "was placed on trial in
federal court on charges of having violated the Trading with the Enemy
Act." (Higham, Trading 26-31) Chase Bank and the Morgan Bank were
expressly forbidden to keep open their branches in Occupied
Treasury officials urged that an investigation be started with the
French subsidiaries of several American banks — that is, Chase, Morgan,
National City, Guaranty, Bankers Trust, and American Express. Although
Chase and Morgan were the only two banks to maintain French offices
throughout the Nazi occupation, in September 1944 all the major New York
banks were pressing the U.S. Government for permission to re-open
pre-war branches. Subsequent Treasury investigation produced documentary
evidence of collaboration between both Chase Bank and J.P. Morgan with
the Nazis in World War II..